POEM: Vesna Cvjetićanin charts the physical and emotional struggles she felt going into another wild Australian summer.
POEM: Asha Naznin describes the tastes, textures and sights that have meant home to her as she has travelled all over in search of her dream.
POEM: Abeir Soukieh describes the nostalgic potency of music shared across generations.
POEM: Verica Delova Srma describes the mixing of embers from her past and present that keeps a fire in her going wherever she is.
POEM: Abeir Soukieh explores the silencing of minority voices with misplaced advocacy.
POEM: Agnieszka Berger ponders the transience of life’s interactions and the potency of recollecting them.
REFLECTION AND POEM: Abeir Soukieh reflects on names, and on how much it can mean when people make an effort to pronounce them correctly.
POEM: Jolly Bhattacharjee shares a poem that explores the changing roles in the parent-child relationship in places ‘in-between’.
POEM: Akka Ballenger Constantin brings us an English-Romanian poem in which she describes to her daughter the things she has never told her.
POEM: In his first English-language poem, Sanjaya Fernando describes how a smile can lead to lasting connections between culturally-different people.